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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
negotiation. >> clearly, the deficit is a drag on our economy. and we can't continue to spend money we don't have. i don't want to box myself in or anybody else in. i think it's important for us to come to an agreement for the president, but this is his opportunity to lead. >> the senate has already passed legislation that would raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 while preserving the bush tax cuts for the middle class. the latest now on tuesday's election. the president's margin of victory has now increased. he now has a 51% edge over romney in the national popular vote. that is up from a tie that we saw on election night. but down in florida, they are still counting the ballots. officials have until noon today to submit unofficial results to the secretary of state. cnn has yet to project a winner there, but with 97% of precincts reporting, president obama has a lead over romney. the romney campaign has conceded the race in florida. and for the first time since superstorm sandy hit new york, the lights on the statute of liberty were on. it is still closed. >>> in new jersey, chri
Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
pay a little more in taxes. >> reporter: republicans say that will hurt the economy. >> feeding the growth of government through higher tax rates won't help us solve the problem. >> reporter: but the speaker also signalled what could be an opening, saying raising more revenue is now on the table as long as it comes from tax reform and not higher rates. one thing that's clear. lawmakers want the president to be involved in any dealmaking. >> this is his opportunity to lead. >> reporter: and taxes aren't the only hang-up. congress also has to figure out how to reduce spending on entitlements like social security and medicare. those are the democrat's sacred cows. >> reporter: with the balance of poweren changed on capitol hill things could -- a shrt-term deal that postpones the clifr appears most likely. >> just give everybody a little bit of time, a little bit of breathing room to get back next year and think about what and exactly how you want to do this, and give everyone time to negotiate, quite frankly. >> it's sure to be a long and rocky road ahead. >>> friday the president host
Nov 10, 2012 4:30am PST
. more on this later in the hour. >>> turning to the economy now. with just 52 days to reach a deal, president obama is set to meet with congressional leaders to discuss the so-called fiscal cliff. both the president and house speaker boehner said they are open to compromise, but tax hikes on the rich are a sticking point. >>> number three, the teen girl shot in the head by the taliban for trying to go to school in pakistan is now walking and reading and writing and smiling. this is new video of malali youssufzai. she received international support and thousands of get-well cards. today marks one month since the attack. >>> people who were made homeless by superstorm sandy are finding some relief courtesy of fema. fema has set up a temporary shelter camp in new jersey that looks like a massive tent city. it houses more than 200 people affected by the storm, as well as thousands of utility workers and first responders. thousands of them. but fema officials say sandy evacuees will be moved into better housing this week. >>> number five now, the ceo of the popular southern restaurant c
Nov 10, 2012 8:00am EST
the long-term future of this country, and that is jobs, it's the economy, it's getting our debt in order so that we will be the beacon of freedom to the world and the beacon of economic responsibility to the world, not going the way of a kind of a socialistic european trend. and so i hope that they are going to keep that focus and not be diverted by other extraneous issues that may be important but maybe not in the political spectrum that is going to keep the focus on get your economic house in order. >> senator hutchison, always a pleasure to speak with you. even in your retirement, i hope we continue to be able to do so. >> i hope so too. thank you. >>> just a month after being shot in the head, one of the taliban's greatest threats is out of her hospital bed and even from england she's inspiring huge changes back home in pakistan. the wheels of progress. seems they haven't been moving much lately. but things are starting to turn around because of business people like you. and regions is here to help. with the experience and service to keep things rolling. from business loans to
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